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Jan 15, 2013 1:40am PST
-reaching doping scandal, lance armstrong is now apologizing. >> why this is a very costly move for armstrong, who has denied for years that he's taken performance enhancing drugs. it's tuesday, january 15. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good tuesday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin. paula faris is on assignment. we'll get right to the armstrong apology in just a moment, because really that is, i think, the headline today. >> absolutely. and a complete fall from grace after years of strong, passionate denials to everybody. >> almost belligerent in his denial. >> to everybody, cameras, in court, to his sponsors, his friends. and now the truth has finally come out. >>> also this morning, major developments in the gun control debate. the president may bypass congress to call for reforms, while one state is beating the feds, passing the nation's first gun reform deal since the newtown massacre. >> not the only state to take action. things are starting to unroll a little bit on that issue. >>> later this half hour, an unlikely weapon in the war on obesity. how
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
be the costliest case against lance armstrong by far. and his biggest headache going forward. this morning, sources say the lying is over. after a decade of denials -- >> i have never doped. >> reporter: -- even lawsuits, and vicious attacks against his detractors -- >> i've never taken performance-enhancing drugs. >> reporter: -- sources tell abc news that lance armstrong now admits he really was on more than just his bike. and this morning, oprah's revealing new details about her interview. >> yes, think the entire interview was difficult. i would say he did not come clean in the manner that i expected. >> reporter: armstrong is in talks to possibly repay some of the millions of dollars the u.s. postal service paid to sponsor his team. money the federal government is already considering suing to get back. betsy and her husband, frankie, were close armstrong friends for years before being attacked by armstrong for refusing to lie. >> i never thought that this day would come. and it's very hard what he's done. but it's not enough. he was aided and abetted. he did not do this on his own. >> reporter
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 11:00am PST
. still ahead this could be the day disgraced cyclist lance armstrong comes clean. will he admit1 >> happening now, lance armstrong is apologizing to the staff of the charity he founded to fight cancer just before he sits down with oprah for a no holds bar interview today. the seven time winner of the tour de france was stripped of the title under evidence collected by the antidoping agency. armstrong is expected to admit for the first time that he engaged in doping and to apologize for the decade-long scandal while he road for the postal service team. the interview will air on thursday on the "o" network. >> "good morning america" co-host robin roberts will return in february. the tests look good in the battle with mds and says going back to work will be like an athlete going through training camp. >> get up. go to the studio. have makeup and hair. well, makeup. we will talk about the hair player. get dressed. get prepared for the show. i will not go on the air next week. my doctors want me to see how many people i come in contact with and how my body reacts to the "stimulation"
ABC
Jan 12, 2013 5:30pm PST
will be on cyclist lance armstrong who will sit down with oprah in the coming weeks on a campaign to rehabilitate his reputation. >> reporter: in his last interview with oprah nearly two years ago, lance armstrong got a hero's welcome. now disgraced and labeled as a cheater, he'll face a much tougher audience next week when he sits with her again. but if as expected, armstrong confesses to doping it will likely come after the statue of limitations of perjury ran out. following this strong denial under oath. >> if it can't be any clearer, i have never taken drugs. >> reporter: still an about-face could land him in serious hot water. he's still facing a suit that's tightly under seal and threats from a promoter that wants $7.5 million back. and yet, armstrong texted the ap, i told oprah to go wherever she wants and i'll answer the questions directly, honestly and candidly. >> he's setting himself up for more trouble. and he's in loads of trouble now. >> reporter: many believe in doing so, in confessing as a last-ditch attempt to get back into competitors sports, they say that's the only reason why he m
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am PST
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ABC
Jan 13, 2013 8:00am PST
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ABC
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
's quite a cover of "time" magazine. >>> now, to the latest on lance armstrong and the fallout after his admission to oprah, that he doped to win the tour de france and other races during his cycling career. well, now, this morning, there are new allegations of rule-breaking from people close to armstrong. people that also claimed that armstrong wronged them. abc's neal karlinsky has the story. >> reporter: on the internet today, they're changing those famous yellow wristbands from livestrong to liestrong. one measure of fallout from lance armstrong's tell-all oprah moment. >> we agreed that there would be no conditions on this interview. >> reporter: where he will explain why he used performance-enhancing drugs. >> we were mesmerized and riveted by some of his answers. he certainly had prepared himself for this moment. >> reporter: a moment armstrong's former personal assistant says he never saw coming. mike anderson is speaking out to abc news from new zealand, in his first televised interview. >> he made the mistakes. but there were guys behind the scenes who built him up, who sold th
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
. sam has the upsidedown forecast. >>> new this morning -- is lance armstrong finally coming clean? he's said he's calm and ready to speak candidly.
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST
? >> thank you, sam. >> welcome back. >> and josh? >>> we begin with lance armstrong. he's speaking up this morning, ahead now of the big interview with oprah winfrey today. once one of the most revered athletes ever is now expected to admit to blood doping and the use of performance-enhancing drugs. abc's neal karlinsky has followed this story from day one. so, neal, what exactly is neal saying? what are we expecting to hear today? >> reporter: we expect a confession. sources close to armstrong say we can expect to see his human side. they say that he'll speak openly, honestly, and directly with oprah, but likely only offer a limited confession. we know for instance, he has a standing offer on the table with the u.s. anti-doping agency that could reduce his lifetime ban to just about eight years or less even now, if he comes clean and names names. so far, he's not taken them up on that offer. >> so, neal, from the perspective of armstrong's camp, lot of questions about, what is to be gained and lost here? >> reporter: the stakes are huge for armstrong. there are at least three civil s
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